Craig Krause

Owner, Founder

Craig Krause is the Owner and Founder of Direct Development Training.

Responsible for the training programs and growth of the company, he has aligned himself with outstanding instructors and support team from across the country to accomplish this purpose.

Having taught hundreds of live workshops and delivered Keynote Addresses in the last 3 years alone in 8 countries, Craig has enabled himself to reach thousands of people from all backgrounds and experience levels.

Direct Development Training has been used by Fortune 500 companies and large organizations to improve in many areas. These include Dell, GlaxoSmithKline, Wells Fargo, Johns Hopkins University, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Navy/Army Community Credit Union, Texas A&M University, State Farm Insurance, and Mount Cinnamon Resort in Grenada, just to name a few.

Craig’s greatest joy in business comes from being in front of audiences, connecting with people and making a difference in their lives.

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Denise

Holt CAT

Cleburne, TX

After attending the Achievement Now Workshop my career has greatly improved. Craig was a thorough and concise trainer, modifying the course to fit our individual needs to maximize growth and achievement potential. I would highly recommend any of his courses he offers as he takes into account what best pertains to your situation and keeps it interesting. You will learn a lot about yourself and what you need to do to make positive changes in your life!

Mark Kitchen

General Manager of Mount Cinnamon Resort and Beach Club, Grenada

St George's, Grenada

I would highly recommend Direct Development Training to any organization that requires fast, direct and intelligent results. Craig and Hannah deliver specific training techniques created for today’s business environment in an interactive atmosphere that our staff responded to instantly. From my first contact with Amy setting up the program to the very last impression, the Direct Development Training team are leaders in their filed. Our relationship with them will continue as we are committed to up-skilling our staff and preparing them for today’s challenging and ever changing environment. Thank you Direct Development Training for all you have given us.

Melissa Bochat

Entergy Services Inc.

Houston, TX

I completed Craig’s memory workshop as a college student, and continue today to utilize the skills I learned. I have been complemented numerous times in my professional career and my personal life on my ability to remember people’s names, give presentations without needing note cards, and recall dates. His engaging personality and ability to connect with his students makes this investment in oneself an enjoyable one.

Amy Jacobellis


Beaumont, TX

I have to say the greatest gift of the seminar was to give me full access to mental abilities that I always had but didn't realize I had. The confidence I have in my ability to learn and remember anything has dramatically changed my life and my career.

Gayle Edleman

Agent Services Mentor, Coldwell Banker United

YOU WERE AWESOME! We are all still talking about the training! I have to tell you as an instructor myself, I find it hard to focus sometimes in classes, and you kept that entire room engaged the whole day! It was outstanding. I have taken many, many, many classes in my real estate career, and this was by far the BEST class I have ever taken. Thank you again for a great day! Gayle Edleman is the Agent Services Mentor Coldwell Banker United, the #1 Coldwell Banker franchise in the world.
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